COCKTAILS & MOCKTAILS

Sake Mojito - cocktail

Serves 2

1 big handful fresh mint leaves

juice of 2 limes

1 tablespoon runny honey

50ml sake

crushed ice

Champagne to top up


Mash the mint in a jug with the lime juice & honey and leave to infuse for 10 minutes.

Divide between 2 glasses, add the sake, crushed ice & top up with Champagne.

Sake Mojito - mocktail

Serves 2

1 big handful fresh mint leaves

juice of 2 limes

30ml elderflower cordial

crushed ice

sparkling apple juice to top up


Mash the mint in a jug with the lime juice and leave to infuse for 10 minutes.

Divide between 2 glasses, add the elderflower cordial, crushed ice & top up with sparkling apple juice.


Raspberry-rose zinger - cocktail

serves 1

small handful raspberries

juice of 1 lime

20ml rose syrup

40ml gin

10ml dry martini

borage flowers

rose petals

twist of lime peel

crushed ice


Muddle the raspberries, rose syrup & lime juice well together and sieve into a jug, add the gin & martini and stir well together. Add crushed ice to a glass and pour over the cocktail, finish with a flourish of borage flowers, rose petals & a twist of lime


Raspberry - rose zinger - mocktail

serves 1

35ml rose syrup

juice of 1 lime

small handful of raspberries

sparkling water

borage flowers

rose petals

twist of lime peel

crushed ice


Muddle the rose syrup, raspberries, & lime juice together, sieve into a jug. Add crushed ice to a glass and pour over the rose syrup mixture. Top up with sparkling water and finish with a flourish of borage flowers, rose petals & a twist of lime.


Rose syrup

200g Gallica rose petals

juice of 1 lemon

300g sugar

600ml water


Put rose petals in a large bowl add the lemon juice and sugar, stir well & leave for 2 hours

Boil the water & pour over the mixture & leave for a further 12 hours. Strain through a fine sieve & gently bring to the boil. Remove from heat, pour into sterilised bottles, seal & store in fridge.


Strawberry daiquiri - cocktail

serves 2

200g hulled strawberries

100 ml white rum

juice of 1 lime

twist of lime peel and sprig of thyme

crushed ice


Blitz strawberries, rum and lime together

Pour over crushed ice-cream

Finish with a twist of peel and sprig of thyme


Strawberry daiquiri - mocktail

serves 2

200g hulled strawberries

juice of 1 orange

juice of 1 lime

twist of lime peel and sprig of thyme

crushed ice


Blitz strawberries, orange and lime together

Pour over crushed ice-cream

Finish with a twist of peel and sprig of thyme


Fiery summer punch - alcoholic

serves 4

200ml ginger beer

150ml dark rum

100ml cider

50ml lime juice

slices of peach, lime and ginger

handful ice-cubes


Mix all the ingredients together in a large jug or bowl


Fiery summer punch - non alcoholic

serves 4

200ml ginger beer

200ml apple juice

50ml lime juice

slices of peach, lime and ginger

handful ice-cubes


Mix all the ingredients together in a large bowl or jug